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name                = Louise Lucas |
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  |Name = Louise Lucas
political position  = Virginia Senate District 18 |
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  |Profile picture = Louise Lucas.jpg
incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Virginia Senate District 18
assumed office     = 1992 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2012 |
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  |Tenure = 1992 - Present
political party    = [[Democrat]] |
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  |Term ends = January 11, 2016
  profession          = Deaconess  |
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  |Assumed office = 1992
website             = [http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/99002e6c5b8346dd85256aa000719972?OpenDocument Official website] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''L. Louise Lucas''' has been a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia Senate]] since 1992, representing the 18th district.
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  |Last election = [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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  |Birthday = 01/22/1944
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  |Place of birth = Portsmouth, VA
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  |Profession = Deaconess   
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  |Religion = African Methodist Episcopal
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  |Office website = http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/99002e6c5b8346dd85256aa000719972?OpenDocument
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{{tnr}}'''L. Louise Lucas''' has been a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Virginia State Senate]] since 1992, representing the 18th district.
  
 
Lucas received a B.S. and M.A. at Norfolk State University. Lucas is a Deaconess at the New Mount Olivet Baptist Church.
 
Lucas received a B.S. and M.A. at Norfolk State University. Lucas is a Deaconess at the New Mount Olivet Baptist Church.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Lucas served on the following committees:
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*[[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia Senate|Courts of Justice]]
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*[[Education and Health Committee, Virginia Senate|Education and Health]]
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*[[Finance Committee, Virginia Senate|Finance]]
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*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]]
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*[[Rules Committee, Virginia State Senate|Rules]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Lucas served on the following committees:
 
*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]], Chair
 
*[[Local Government Committee, Virginia Senate|Local Government]], Chair
 
*[[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia Senate|Courts of Justice]]
 
*[[Courts of Justice Committee, Virginia Senate|Courts of Justice]]
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==District 18==
 
==District 18==
 
Lucas represents Virginia Senate District 18. Senate District 18 includes [[Sunshinereview: Brunswick County, Virginia|Brunswick County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Chesapeake, Virginia|Chesapeake]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Emporia, Virginia|Emporia]], [[Sunshinereview:Franklin, Virginia|Franklin]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Greensville County, Virginia|Greensville County]], [[Sunshinereview:Isle of Wight County, Virginia|Isle of Wight County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Lunenburg County, Virginia|Lunenburg County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Nottoway County, Virginia|Nottoway County]], [[Sunshinereview:Portsmouth, Virginia|Portsmouth]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Southampton County, Virginia|Southampton County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Suffolk, Virginia|Suffolk]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Sussex County, Virginia|Sussex County]].
 
Lucas represents Virginia Senate District 18. Senate District 18 includes [[Sunshinereview: Brunswick County, Virginia|Brunswick County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Chesapeake, Virginia|Chesapeake]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Emporia, Virginia|Emporia]], [[Sunshinereview:Franklin, Virginia|Franklin]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Greensville County, Virginia|Greensville County]], [[Sunshinereview:Isle of Wight County, Virginia|Isle of Wight County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Lunenburg County, Virginia|Lunenburg County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Nottoway County, Virginia|Nottoway County]], [[Sunshinereview:Portsmouth, Virginia|Portsmouth]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Southampton County, Virginia|Southampton County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Suffolk, Virginia|Suffolk]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Sussex County, Virginia|Sussex County]].
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==Elections==
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Virginia State Senate elections, 2011]]''
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On November 8, 2011, Lucas won re-election to District 18 of the [[Virginia State Senate]].  She was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.<ref>[https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2011/EB178FD6-875D-4B0D-A295-900A0482F523/Official/7_s.shtml ''Virginia State Board of Elections'' - November 2011 General Election Official Results]</ref>
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===2007===
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On Nov. 6, 2007, Lucas won re-election to the 18th District Seat in the [[Virginia State Senate]].<ref> [https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2007/196E44FA-8B19-4240-9A44-737216DAA55D/Unofficial/7_s.shtml 2007 Election Results, Virginia Senate, District 18]</ref>
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Lucas raised $133,133 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2007#results_summary_S 2007 Campaign Spending, Virginia Senate, District 18]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Louise Lucas (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''20,260'''
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| align="center" | 98.48%
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| colspan="2" | Write-in
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| align="right" | 311
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| align="center" | 1.51%
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Lucas received $144,765 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=VA&y=2011&f=S&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Virginia State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 144,765
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|total votes =
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|org1 = Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
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|org2 = Dominion
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|org3 = Allen Allen Allen & Allen
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|org4 = Virginia Bankers Association
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|org5 = Associated Distributors LLC
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|orgdonor1 = 5,000
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|orgdonor2 = 4,500
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|orgdonor3 = 3,500
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|orgdonor4 = 3,222
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|orgdonor5 = 3,000
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===2007===
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Below are Lucas' top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
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{| class="wikitable"
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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Contributor
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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | 2007 total
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|Louise L. Lucas
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|$37,000
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|Richard L. Saslaw for State Senate
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|$12,000
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|Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association
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|$2,500
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|Virginia Health Care Association
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|$2,500
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|[[Virginia Bankers Association]]
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|$2,500
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|}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/99002e6c5b8346dd85256aa000719972?OpenDocument Biography from the Virginia Legislature]
 
* [http://sov.state.va.us/SenatorDB.nsf/23b0c13df27a5ef585256fc7004febb2/99002e6c5b8346dd85256aa000719972?OpenDocument Biography from the Virginia Legislature]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5105 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5105 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5105 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1145 1999], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19640 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19411 2003],[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77446 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94996 2007]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=1145 1999], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19640 2001], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19411 2003],[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77446 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94996 2007]
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Revision as of 16:04, 21 March 2013

Louise Lucas
Louise Lucas.jpg
Virginia Senate District 18
Incumbent
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 22
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$178/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday01/22/1944
Place of birthPortsmouth, VA
ProfessionDeaconess
ReligionAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
L. Louise Lucas has been a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate since 1992, representing the 18th district.

Lucas received a B.S. and M.A. at Norfolk State University. Lucas is a Deaconess at the New Mount Olivet Baptist Church.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Lucas served on the following committees:

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Lucas served on the following committees:

District 18

Lucas represents Virginia Senate District 18. Senate District 18 includes Brunswick County(part), Chesapeake(part), Emporia, Franklin(part), Greensville County, Isle of Wight County(part), Lunenburg County(part), Nottoway County, Portsmouth(part), Southampton County(part), Suffolk(part), Sussex County.

Elections

2011

See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Lucas won re-election to District 18 of the Virginia State Senate. She was unchallenged in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[1]

2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Lucas won re-election to the 18th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate.[2]

Lucas raised $133,133 for her campaign.[3]

Virginia State Senate, District 18 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Louise Lucas (D) 20,260 98.48%
Write-in 311 1.51%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Lucas received $144,765 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Louise Lucas's campaign in 2011
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association$5,000
Dominion$4,500
Allen Allen Allen & Allen$3,500
Virginia Bankers Association$3,222
Associated Distributors LLC$3,000
Total Raised in 2011 $144,765

2007

Below are Lucas' top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Louise L. Lucas $37,000
Richard L. Saslaw for State Senate $12,000
Virginia Beer Wholesalers Association $2,500
Virginia Health Care Association $2,500
Virginia Bankers Association $2,500

Personal

Lucas was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on January 22, 1944.

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Virginia Senate District 18
1992-present
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